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Statement from Land O'Lakes, Inc. President and CEO Beth Ford on USMCA Agreement

Statement from Land O'Lakes, Inc. President and CEO Beth Ford on USMCA Agreement


ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (Dec. 10, 2019) – Land O’Lakes, Inc. president and CEO Beth Ford today issued the following statement regarding the agreement to advance the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA):

"Land O’Lakes, Inc. and our cooperative’s member-owners across America applaud Congressional and Administration leaders for reaching agreement on USMCA, a landmark trade deal that will benefit U.S. farmers, rural businesses and communities at a critical time. This trade agreement achieves many priorities for U.S. agriculture and helps provide certainty for our industry as farmers continue to navigate a challenging year. A vote for USMCA is a vote for America’s farmers and rural communities, and Congress must now act with speed to approve the agreement.”

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About Land O'Lakes, Inc. 
Land O'Lakes, Inc., one of America's premier agribusiness and food companies, is a member-owned cooperative with industry-leading operations that span the spectrum from agricultural production to consumer foods. With 2018 annual sales of $15 billion, Land O'Lakes is one of the nation's largest cooperatives, ranking 212 on the Fortune 500. Building on a legacy of more than 98 years of operation, Land O'Lakes today operates some of the most respected brands and businesses in agriculture and food production including Land O’Lakes Dairy Foods, Purina Animal Nutrition, WinField United and Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN. The company does business in all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Land O'Lakes, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Arden Hills, Minn.

4001 Lexington Avenue North Arden Hills, MN 55126 | Mailing: P.O. Box 64101 St. Paul, MN 55164-0101 | 651.375.2222